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Quality Assessment Of Soils Under Irrigation Along The Jakara Stream In Metropolitan Kano, Nigeria

Paper produced for the Department of Geography, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria (4731 words)
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“— a system of land use that is being practiced in metropolitan Kano will be considered. This system of land use that has been going on for centuries involves the use of stream water to irrigate land at the banks. Principal of these streams are Challawa, Getsi, Jakara and Salanta. The main objective is to produce fruits and vegetables for the consumption of the city dwellers. This system of land use has been called by Binns et al (2003), by the name urban and peri-urban agriculture (UPA).”

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May 15, 2008   Comments Off